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I owe my kid a guide trip. #13694843 09/09/20 12:27 AM
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I owe my 16 year old a guide trip. He wants to go to fork in October. Y’all have any recommendations? He really wants to go with someone in a Phoenix but I’ve told him you can’t pick a guide based on a boat alone. HA HA! He is ate up with bass fishing and buys way more expensive gear than I do.

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Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13694856 09/09/20 12:38 AM
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Longer trip but you might consider Rayburn instead. Almost as good a chance for a big one and better numbers. And if he wants to fish with a really good guide out of a Phoenix, you can’t beat Darold Gleason.

Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13694868 09/09/20 01:01 AM
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Zach Hughes is who I’d recommend.

If he really wants someone in a Phoenix....then Jason Conn or Justin Margraves.


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Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13694872 09/09/20 01:04 AM
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I agree - Darold Gleason. I used him on Toledo Bend (Fin & Fearher Resort.Lodge) for PB 7.8 LMB. I told him he was dyslexic so it was 8..7!! Well, 5 minutes later, he caught 8.2 & definitely not 2.8# & not dyslexic!! If Darold is busy, call Dave Truax who i use also.
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Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13694873 09/09/20 01:06 AM
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Both Darold Gleason and Dave Truax guide Toledo Bend and Rayburn

Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13695171 09/09/20 12:57 PM
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Mike McFarland at Lake Fork is great with young men ... but he'll have to ride in a Skeeter FXR ..lol

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Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13695912 09/09/20 11:17 PM
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Highly recommend Michael Samples on Fork. Great guide and great teacher. He teaches kids baseball also. 903-474-4983.

Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13696031 09/10/20 12:53 AM
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Jason Conn and he runs a Phoenix


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I would recommend Eric Wright or Zach Hughes. Your son will have a blast and learn a lot.

Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13696534 09/10/20 03:43 PM
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Eric Wright or Andrew Grills

Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13696595 09/10/20 04:39 PM
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Eric Wright

Re: I owe my kid a guide trip. [Re: oldboat] #13696704 09/10/20 06:21 PM
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Eric Wright, Caldemeyer, Livesay, and Niggemeyer are great with kids. But, Justin is a solid guide and has a bad a$$ Phoenix.

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